2007 CECAFA Cup

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2007 CECAFA Cup
Tournament details
Host country Tanzania
Dates 8 – 22 December
Teams 11 (from CECAFA confederations)
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Sudan (3rd title)
Runners-up  Rwanda
Third place  Uganda
Tournament statistics
Matches played 23
Goals scored 62 (2.7 per match)
Top scorer(s) Sudan Abd El Hamid Amari (6)
2006
2008

The 2007 CECAFA Cup is the 31st edition of the football tournament that involves teams from East and Central Africa.

All matches are to be played from 8 December 2007 - 22 December 2007 at the National Stadium, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Sheikh Amri Abeid Stadium, Arusha, Tanzania.

Information[edit]

  • The Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup received a major boost on Tuesday after clinching a US$4m four-year sponsorship deal with Gateway TV (GTV).[1]
  • The winner of this year's competition will receive $30,000, the second-placed team will be given $20,000, with $10,000 going to the side that comes third.[1]
  • Sudan fielded mostly their youth players ('B' team), with some senior players.[2][3][4]

Group A[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Burundi 7 3 2 1 0 4 0 +4
 Tanzania 7 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2
 Kenya 3 3 1 0 2 3 3 0
 Somalia 0 3 0 0 3 0 6 -6





14 December 2007
Kenya  2 - 0  Somalia
John Mwangi Goal 45'
Allan Wanga Goal 55'
Report

15 December 2007
Tanzania  0 - 0  Burundi
Report

Group B[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Uganda 6 3 2 0 1 11 3 +8
 Rwanda 6 3 2 0 1 11 3 +8
 Eritrea 6 3 2 0 1 7 6 +1
 Djibouti 0 3 0 0 3 2 19 -17
  • Uganda won group on better head-to-head record against Rwanda.

9 December 2007
Uganda  7 - 0  Djibouti
Hamis Kitagenda Goal 18', Goal 20', Goal 37'
Danny Wagaluka Goal 40'
Ronald Maganga Goal 45'
Tony Odur Goal 60'
Vincent Kayizzi Goal 80'
Report



11 December 2007
Rwanda  0 - 2  Uganda
Simon MasabaGoal 69'
Assani BajopeGoal 86'

13 December 2007
Djibouti  0 - 9  Rwanda
Report Olivier Karekezi Goal 17', Goal 84'
Abdi Ahmed Goal 25' (o.g.)
Kamana Bokota Goal 38', Goal 42', Goal 77'
Roger Tuyisenge Goal 47'
Elias Uzamukunda Goal 54'
Hegman Ngoma Goal 61'

Group C[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Zanzibar 4 2 1 1 0 5 3 +2
 Sudan 2 2 0 2 0 2 2 0
 Ethiopia 1 2 0 1 1 1 3 -2

9 December 2007
Sudan  2 - 2  Zanzibar
Abdelhamid Amari Goal 55', Goal 80' Report Ali Mkweche Goal 60'
Abdullah Juma Goal 84'


15 December 2007
Ethiopia  0 - 0  Sudan
Report

Knock-out stage[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
December 17 - Dar es Salaam        
  Sudan  2
December 19 - Dar es Salaam
  Tanzania  1  
  Sudan  2
December 17 - Dar es Salaam
    Burundi  1  
  Burundi  2
December 22 - Dar es Salaam
  Eritrea  1  
  Sudan  2 (4)
December 18 - Dar es Salaam
    Rwanda  2 (2)
  Uganda  1 (4)
December 20 - Dar es Salaam
  Kenya  1 (2)  
  Uganda  0 Third place
December 18 - Dar es Salaam
    Rwanda  1 aet  
  Zanzibar  0 (4)   Burundi  0
  Rwanda  0 (5)     Uganda  2
December 22 - Dar es Salaam

Quarter finals[edit]

17 December 2007
Sudan  2 - 1  Tanzania
Abdelhameed Amarri Goal 10', Goal 35' Report Danny Mrwanda Goal 25'


18 December 2007
Uganda  1 - 1  Kenya
Caesar Okhuti Goal 23' Report Allan Wanga Goal 75'

Uganda won 4-2 on Penalties


18 December 2007
Zanzibar  0 - 0  Rwanda
Report

Rwanda won 5-4 on Penalties

Semi finals[edit]


20 December 2007
Uganda  0 - 1  Rwanda
Report Andrew Mwesigwa Goal 118' (o.g.)

Third place play-off[edit]

Final[edit]

Sudan won 4-2 on Penalties


 CECAFA Cup 2007 Winners 

Sudan
Third title

Top goalscorers[edit]

Nation Player Name Goals Scored
 Sudan Abdelhamid Amari 6
 Rwanda Labama Bokota 4
 Uganda Hamis Kitagenda 3
 Eritrea Berhane Aregaye 3
 Kenya Allan Wanga 3
 Rwanda Olivier Karekezi 2
 Uganda Ronald Maganga 2
 Tanzania Danny Mrwanda 2
 Burundi Claude Nahimana 2
 Rwanda Haruna Niyonzima 2
 Eritrea Elmon Temekribon 2
 Uganda Danny Wagaluka 2

References[edit]

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